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Death of a Sales Rep
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,980. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Even when Mimi and Charles plan time away from Gotcha Detective Agency, death follows them. At a trade show in San Francisco, Mimi finds a dead sales rep.
Sammy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: Australian English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Who killed Sammy? Our hero explores the seamy underside of a great city in this search for justice.
3 Little Pigs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,350. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sometimes the rural life isn't as peaceful as one might expect. When Benjamin Willoughby takes the job as sheriff of a southern Iowa county, he finds himself dueling once again with his nemesis, Roydel Nuxton. In 3 Little Pigs, the third book in Bill Beaman's Iowa Farmer's Wife Trilogy, love, death, and even humor collide as people try to find their perfect place in life.
Point Men
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Series: The MacMaster Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,810. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Book 5: MacMaster and his team, wanted for invading Petroleo to get the cure for the Persian Plague, are in the wind. They've left behind the truck driver they had kidnapped then released, and a killing field where men hunting them for the bounty have slaughtered each other. The FBI wants the fugitives and there is no place in the world they can hide. Can they elude the hunters to finish the job?
Truth, Love and Lies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Florence Swan escapes before she is forced to work in a cotton mill. Naïve and ambitious, she ventures out into the world alone. Major Luke Stainbridge has been a prisoner of Napoleon. He returns to his beloved estate in England only to discover he has been replaced by an imposter. Two lives in chaos. Two destinies combine. Will the love of truth be enough to destroy a sinister network of lies?
All of Our Secrets
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,860. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
His wife's secret past and a relentless detective hinder Bruce Neumanski from establishing his innocence and rebuilding his life after her death. Inspired by a real-life mystery.
Wreath of Deception
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Series: Craft Corner Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,120. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Discovering a dead clown on the floor of your craft shop storeroom, stabbed with an item from your own shop, is not the ideal way to open a new business. Can Jo solve the murder before the crafty killer tries to stamp her out, too?
Full Fathom Five - The Homicide Files (A Lincoln Munroe Novella, #1)
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Series: The Homicide Files - Lincoln Munroe Novellas, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Breaking in a new partner is the least of Detective Lincoln Munroe’s worries – the body of a scuba diver has been found in a century-old shipwreck under a hundred feet of cold, treacherous water. When all signs point to murder, Lincoln is forced to dust off his scuba gear and investigate a crime scene like no other.
The Bridge Tender
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 117,120. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
"The Bridge Tender," a courtroom drama, is a smoldering tale of murder, intrigue, and love set in a small southern town during the early months of the Civil War. As the murder trial of the town's bridge tender unfolds, secrets spill out into the open that send the town careening into its own civil war
A Dyeing Shame
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Series: A Myrtle Clover Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Beauty Box beautician Tammy Smith is discovered with a pair of hair shears in her back, there are suspects and secrets aplenty in her small Southern town. Octogenarian Myrtle Clover is intrigued by the crime...and her neighbors' secrets. But discovering, and blabbing, secrets got Tammy killed and Myrtle soon learns her sleuthing isn't just dangerous...it's deadly.
A Body in the Backyard
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Series: A Myrtle Clover Mystery, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When octogenarian sleuth Myrtle Clover discovers a body in her backyard, she vows to find the murderer...before she's pushing up daisies, herself.
Murder in Hand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,990. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Alicia Allen's client, Fabio Angelino, tells her that his father disappeared in Sicily, presumed murdered by the Mafia, and then his sister Giulia is murdered, Alicia's investigations reveal evidence of massive corruption in both London and Italy. But has Alicia taken on evil forces too great, and will this be her last investigation?
The Final Checkpoint
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Pro photographer and volunteer firefighter, Ben DeCastro drives his vintage MGB in sports car rallies. He discovers a rally car abandoned in the California desert with a headless corpse in the trunk. The FBI looks at Ben as a suspect. Where are the missing drivers? Why is there a dead body in the trunk? How did their fingerprints get on his garage in Seagull Beach?
Peking Assassin
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Series: Brad Pratt and the Batt Team, Book 5. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Someone wants the Chinese President dead. An assassin descended from Peking Man is contracted to do the killing. The Chinese President hears about it and it's revealed the assassination will take place on American soil. Brad Pratt and his Batt Team are called in to prevent this global resulting catastrophe. If you like fiction based upon fact, kidnapping, murder, with a thrilling ending..
A Death in Cumberland
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,020. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The first murder investigation of Sheriff Jill Jordan's career might well be her last. Engaged in a hard-fought election against her own chief deputy, Jill finds herself faced with the first murder in rural Cumberland, Nevada, in over a decade. The bludgeoned body of Nora Corbitt dredges up a past that more than one person in town would do anything to keep secret.
Banquet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: Australian English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A short story for today...television celebrity chef Mushroom Jam is in a pickle! Can he charm this demanding audience or will he finish as flat as last week's souffle?
Gem Stone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,670. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A juvie kid trying to stay on the right path stumbles into trouble... Gemma takes her camera everywhere. From juvie hall to a halfway home, the new hobby gives her a focus she'd never had before and... hope in a future. Until she takes pictures of something that could get her killed. And not just her...after she and another juvie girl are chased by a stranger to the halfway home that same night,
A Strange Case of Undead Murder
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Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A day of fun at a zombie walk turns to real horror when a college student suddenly drops dead. Razor suspects murder and enlists the aid of his friend and PI partner, Morton Edge, to find a killer. Razor and Edge peel away layers of lies and conspiracy to a shocking conclusion. A new Razor and Edge mystery.
Wake Up and Smell the Creepy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,720. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
As you hit the snooze, a man struggles with the question of his own destiny, and a psychiatric patient proclaims he is the new dawn of mankind, while a man in mid-life crisis buys the key to an unsolved mystery. As you shuffle to the coffee pot, revenge sits cold on the table and a ghostly mass murder is brewing. So drink your coffee. Open your eyes. It's time to wake up. And smell the creepy.
Jade O'Reilly and the Mysterious Musician (A Sweetwater Short Story)
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Series: Jade O'Reilly Mystery, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sassy private investigator Jade O’Reilly solves her own problems and takes care of her own business. That business includes getting to the bottom of an investigation into a mysterious young bass player who sounds too good to be true. Will Jade be able to close the case, or will she finally have to admit defeat? This Sweetwater Short story is about 50 pages in length.